Bears are active in Grand Teton
Black and grizzly bears are roaming throughout the park--near roads, trails and in backcountry areas. Hikers and backcountry users are advised to travel in groups of three or more, make noise and carry bear spray. Visitors must stay 100 yards from bears. More »
Area closure in the area around Baxter's Pinnacle
An area closure is in effect around Baxter's Pinnacle to protect nesting peregrine falcons. This closure precludes any climbs of Baxter's Pinnacle and usage of the walk-off gully. This closure will be in effect through 8-15-2013. More »
Area Closure in effect in the Elk Ranch area
A temporary area closure is in effect in the Elk Ranch Area to protect wildlife during the denning and young-rearing period. Follow the link for a map of the closed area. More »
Grand Teton National Park installed a series of Historic Wayside signs througout the park in 2011. The map above shows the locations of these signs. For a larger version of the map, click here .
Audio descriptions aid visitors with limited vision to experience Grand Teton National Park. Each audio file includes a description of the view beyond the sign, a description of the sign and the text included on the sign. To listen to these descriptions click on the links below.
3. Menors Ferry Audio Descriptions
Listen to descriptions of the Menors Ferry homestead, general store, ferry, items in the transportation barn, and Maud Noble cabin. Click Here.
7. Jenny Lake Historic District audio files
Jenny Lake has been the center of visitor activity for the Teton Range since before the park was formed. Learn about some of the past history of this area. Click Here.
Did You Know?
Did you know that the granite and gneiss composing the core of the Teton Range are some of the oldest rocks in North America, but the mountains are among the youngest in the world?